Digital lending cloud platform Lentra today announced the appointment of Haribandhu Patra as the chief financial officer (CFO) and Bhuvaneswar Naik as the chief human resource officer (CHRO).
The new appointments will help accelerate Lentra’s growth as it expands its footprint in India and across the world, the company said in a statement.
Patra comes with more than two decades of experience in leading finance teams at several global financial technology organisations. At Lentra, he will focus on enhancing shareholder value.
In his previous stint, he spent 10 years as the CFO and COO of Fiserv India, where he focused on functional areas of finance, taxation, legal and general administration. He has also been the CFO at leading financial institutions, such as BNY Mellon and Barclays Technology Centre, India.
“As Lentra embarks upon the next phase of the growth journey, delivering value to all our stakeholders, including associates, clients, and shareholders along with the company’s financial wellness and regulatory compliance will be the key focus area for me,” said Patra.
Naik has over 25 years of experience in managing human resource functions at leading global technology organisations and brings deep expertise in building dynamic workplace culture and global talent management programmes. He has held multiple senior and global leadership roles at various international organisations, such as SAP, Capgemini, and Yahoo.
At Lentra, he will focus on human capital management while creating a high-performance culture.
“Today, it has become extremely crucial for businesses to foster a healthy and supportive relationship with their employees. As Lentra continues to create new generation technology solutions, my aim will be to guide the company’s cultural evolution and attract and retain high-performing talent. I consider this move an opportunity to join hands with the leadership team of Lentra to support the brand in creating a niche for itself in the arena of digital lending,” said Naik.
“Hari and Bhuvan are industry veterans who have scaled many global technology organisations. Their track records of consistent results and dynamic leadership will solidify our position for long-term success,” said Shrihari Gokhale, COO, Lentra, talking about the appointments.